What is a DID?

A DID is a decentralized identifier (DID) that has been anchored on the KILT blockchain.

A decentralized identifier is a unique set of numbers and letters that uniquely identifies an identity (as, for example, a fingerprint does for a person) in a verifiable, decentralized way.

For example, 


In KILT, identity is built by adding credentials to the DID.

A DID can be used for people, machines, services and anything that identities can be built on.